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Connor McCumber receives his B.A. in Anthropology this May from IU South Bend. He has taken a nontraditional path while achieving an extraordinary level of success. He was born in Paw Paw, Mich., and grew up in Baroda. A move across the border to Indiana ended up playing a huge role in his next endeavors. “I had been working in factories for a while, and when my mom moved to…

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Dungeons & Dragons has surged in popularity in recent years, and several factors have driven the trend. It was a popular lockdown entertainment option when the COVID-19 pandemic kept people at home. The game’s prominent placement in the “Stranger Things” television show helped introduce it to new fans, and the company itself has made changes to its language to help make D&D more inclusive. Alisha Springle, assistant professor and speech-language…

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Indiana University South Bend is proud to announce that it has earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation. Last year, IU South Bend was awarded a bronze designation in the program, marking the first time any of the Indiana University campuses received the honor. The move into the top ten in the field this year came on the strength of progress in community outreach and graduation rates. In the category…

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Speakers and panelists will discuss mentoring, therapy, resilience The IU South Bend School of Education’s Department of Counseling and Human Services’ 2022 Spring Symposium, titled “Making Meaning in Mental Health: Working Relationally in Schools and Communities,” will be held virtually via Zoom on Friday, March 25, from 9:15 AM to 2:00 PM EST. The activities are split into two sessions. After an introductory greeting from South Bend Mayor James Mueller,…

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Amazon employees who want to earn degrees and certificates and learn new skills for career success can now turn to IU South Bend for course work and upskilling opportunities.  Through its partnership with Amazon Career Choice, IU South Bend provides their hourly employees with coursework at any of the campus’s six schools and colleges plus its professional development programs. IU South Bend offers more than 100 degree programs including management,…

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